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We are so thankful that The Brattle was able to survive our COVID closure. Thank you!

Community support has been an essential part of the way forward over the last few difficult years and is an integral part of our recovery plan. 

The current financial realities cannot be ignored—attendance is only about 60% what it was before COVID.

You play a critical role in making our work possible when you make a donation to The Brattle.

Please help us continue to be resilient as we work to rebuild and recover.

Your generosity will enable us to continue to bring you the best in independent, cult, and classic films in 2022, and for years to come.

Thank you!

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Ways to Give

Leadership Giving Groups

filmmaker Debra Granik greets members of the Brattle audience

With a gift of $1,000 or more, you can play an integral role in The Brattle’s success by providing vital annual support, ensuring the Brattle Film Foundation will remain an important cultural resource to the Greater Boston community. In exchange, our leadership donors receive unique and behind-the-scenes invitations throughout the year to learn more about The Brattle and its programs.

Learn more about leadership donor giving levels

Corporate Giving

exterior view of Brattle Hall, home of The Brattle Theatre

The Brattle offers a number of ways for companies to meet marketing, philanthropic, employee engagement, and client hospitality objectives. To find out how your company can partner with The Brattle, please follow the links below or contact us at 617-876-8021.

Learn about Corporate Sponsorship
Learn about Corporate Membership

Gift of Securities

students visit our projection booth as part of an educational tour

Making a gift of securities, such as shares, stocks, and bonds, is an easy way to maximize your impact, and save big on your taxes. By donating appreciated securities directly to The Brattle rather than selling them, you avoid the capital gains tax that you would otherwise have to pay.

Before initiating a gift, please contact Ivy Moylan at 617-876-8021 or ivy@brattlefilm.org, so that we know to expect the securities you are donating and can promptly acknowledge your contribution.

Planned Giving

audience members laugh in reaction to a film scene

A gift to The Brattle in your will is an investment in the future of film and the culture of our great city. Your legacy gift will help transform the way people see the world through film for generations to come, and provide you with immediate or deferred tax benefits, customized to suit your personal goals.

Contact us to learn more or so we can assist you or your professional advisor on a confidential basis.

Other Ways to Support the Brattle:

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Your gift will be acknowledged in our Impact Report donor roster. Please make a note with your donation if you would like to be listed anonymously or if you are making the donation in honor of someone.

Questions? Contact Executive Director Ivy Moylan at (617) 876-8021 if you have any questions or would like more information.

Donations can also be made by personal check payable to Brattle Film Foundation at the address below:

Brattle Film Foundation
Attn: Ivy Moylan
40 Brattle Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

All donations made to the Brattle Film Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit (EIN 043540992), are tax-deductible.

Donors who contribute $1,000 or more annually are automatically enrolled in our Leadership Giving program.

We would also encourage you to check with your employer’s human resources department to see if they offer a matching program—it will make your gift go twice as far!

The Brattle Film Foundation can also accept donations of appreciable assets. For more information please contact Ivy Moylan, executive director, at (617) 876-8021, or use the form on our Contact page.

Thank you for supporting The Brattle!